H.J.Res. 50 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.


Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mark Meadows

Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013
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Summary (CRS)

6/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right.Declares further that the parental right to direct ... Read more >

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Jun 18, 2013

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 50”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 37 (identical)

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Last Action: Jun 4, 2014

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